Aspiring screenwriters should pay close attention: you now have an opportunity to hone your skills for free in sunny Bahamas. Entries are now open for the 2015 Bahamas International Film Festival Screenwriting Residency Program. Four screenwriters will be selected for an all-expenses paid trip to the Bahamas in December 2015 for a chance to network with and learn from Hollywood professionals. Entries are being accepted for feature films and TV pilots until July 22.
This year, the judges and mentors include “Game of Thrones” producer Vince Geradis, senior VP for Weinstein Dan Guando, literary manager at Kaplan/Perrone Taylor Benzie, film producer Sean Covel, ScreenCraft co-founder Cameron Cubbison, and co-CEO at Buffalo 8 Productions and Bondit Matthew Helderman.
“There is no place more beautiful and intimate than the Bahamas International Film Festival Screenwriters Residency Program in Harbour Island, Bahamas. BIFF, Buffalo 8 and ScreenCraft will provide an invaluable network of world-class industry professionals sharing insight and an experience you will never forget,” said BIFF Founder Leslie Vanderpool in a statement.
For more information on submissions, click here.